"knowledgeable and technically strong." "She has that very rare ability to combine technical excellence with commercial acumen."
Chambers UK 2013
Devi Shah is joint head of Mayer Brown's Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Insolvency group in London. She focuses on all aspects of restructuring and insolvency and has a particular interest in international and cross-border insolvency and restructuring matters, as well as pensions aspects of restructurings.
Devi has extensive experience in insurance insolvency and restructuring matters, including advising on provisional liquidation, schemes of arrangement (including international recognition and enforcement issues), proof issues and set-off, including set-off across jurisdictions. She also has experience in handling financial disputes, with particular experience in acting on guarantee claims and on restitution issues, as well as advising on fraud and other breach of duty allegations against professional trustees.
Consistently ranked as a key individual by the legal directories, Devi moves up in this year's rankings having earned praise from interviewees for being "knowledgeable and technically strong." One client states: "She has that very rare ability to combine technical excellence with commercial acumen." (Chambers UK 2013).
She is highly popular with clients, as she "is really approachable and really knows her stuff" (Chambers UK 2012).
She is an
"exceptional lawyer who is technically strong and commercially savvy" (Legal 500 2012); s
he has a good standing in the market and "engenders confidence and trust" (Legal 500, 2010).
She has a flexible approach and provides "exceptional client service" (Chambers UK 2010).